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  • Rich Country, Poor Nation

    April 03, 2015

    Globe & Mail video: 11 facts about the gap between First Nations and the rest of Canada *note: the 2014 UN Human Development Index ranks Canada 8th (not 6th, as video says)

  • Get ready for the final ruling...

    March 10, 2015

    Watch the lastest I am Witness vignette here. The final ruling is expected from the Canadian Human Rights Tribunal (CHRT) in 2015. 

  • Get ready for the final ruling...

    March 03, 2015

    Watch the lastest I am Witness vignette here. The final ruling is expected from the Canadian Human Rights Tribunal (CHRT) in 2015. (Désolé, disponible en anglais seulement)

  • It's the 8th anniversary of I am Witness!

    February 26, 2015

    This week marks the anniversary of the first filing of the First Nations child welfare complaint with the Canadian Human Rights Tribunal in 2007. The Caring Society will be releasing a vignette each week leading up to the release of the final ruling in 2015. Watch the first vignette here. (Désolé, disponible seulement en anglais)

  • Federal govt seeks leave to appeal 60s scoop lawsuit that was greenlit this year

    December 01, 2013

  • Deaths of Alberta aboriginal children in care no ‘fluke of statistics’

    November 26, 2013

  • Meanness is a way of life in Ottawa: The lack of civility has become a way of life in government and the civil service

    November 20, 2013

  • Canada's low ranking in children's rights surprises international experts who expect better from a wealthy country

    November 19, 2013

    The index scores countries on their implementation of children’s rights in five domains: the right to life, health, education, protection and child rights environment. Read the report here.

    You can learn more about the KidsRights Index at:

  • Caring Society Holiday Auction

    November 12, 2013

    La Société de soutien vous invite a exploré leur première vente aux enchères en ligne. La vente consiste des panneaux de l'exposition Entraide Sans Frontières. Les bénévoles du projet incluent le photographe renommé, Liam Sharp et les bénévoles de la Première Nation d'Attawapiskat, les nations de Carrier Sekani et la Première Nation de Tobique. Tout l'argent recueilli sera donné aux campagnes d'équité de la Société de soutien pour les enfants et les familles de Première Nation. Pour plus de renseignements ou pour acheter un panneau, visiter Facebook à Joyeuses fêtes!

  • First Nation children still forced off-reserve to get education

    November 05, 2013

  • Human rights tribunal resumes hearings on First Nations child and family services funding

    October 29, 2013

  • Hi-Ho Mistahey! showing in Toronto

    October 22, 2013

    Alanis Obomasawin’s film about the Shannen's Dream campaign, Hi-Ho Mistahey!, will be at the TIFF Bell Lightbox in Toronto for a one week limited run starting November 1st!

    Click here for details.

  • Canada faces a 'crisis' on aboriginal reserves: UN investigator

    October 15, 2013

    Read more here

  • Press Release

    October 11, 2013

    Front Line Defenders welcomes 145 human rights defenders from 95 countries to Dublin for 7th Dublin Platform for Human Rights Defenders

  • Four Burning Questions for Dr. Cindy Blackstock, First Nations and child welfare advocate

    October 07, 2013

    Read this article at the McGill Reporter

  • Shannen's Dream Fundraiser in Kingston, Ontario!

    September 27, 2013

    Live Music, BBQ, Bake Sale, Henna

    October 5, 2013

    Rotary Park, Kingston ON 

    11AM - 3PM

    Help end the underfunding of First Nation Schools. This was Shannen’s Dream!

    PDF File(s)
  • First Nation agency takes the stand at human rights tribunal

    September 26, 2013

  • Harper government expected to table First Nation Education Act before year’s end

    September 23, 2013

  • First Nations near Prince Albert to develop education acts

    September 20, 2013